“I believe I wasn’t given this platform to perform in front of millions just for the sake of dancing and singing,” she says. “There’s gotta be something more to it.”J.W. Anderson top, $1,000, Jeffrey, Atlanta, 404.237.9000; Maison Martin Margiela rings, $440 for a set of four, Maison Martin Margiela, New York, 212.989.7612; Ciara's own pants.Photographs by Carlos Serrao. Styled by Ryan Hastings. Hair by Cesar Ramirez for Mizani; makeup by Yolonda Frederick-Thompson for Make Up For Ever at Goldfinger Creative. Set design by George Segal. Art director: Lina Wahlgren. Digital technician: Damon Loble. Associate photo editor: Sarah Kalagvano. Photo Assistants: Ron Loepp, Amy Mauth. Assistants: Sally Peterson, Roger Pittard. Photo and art assistant: Biel Parklee.